Economic Development

The recent evolutions of the Malahat Nation has begun an era of bountiful opportunity based on spectacular waterfront views and unique industrial siting opportunities. Within our recently acquired lands we have a protected deep sea port with quick access to international shipping lanes that is pivotal to our growth to become and international economic portal.

Our central location supports the increased development of Vancouver Island and our industrial lands are positioned to mitigate the significant transport challenges including mountainous terrain and city traffic.

Malahat Nation has developed business relationships in the energy, construction, mining and forestry sectors and is currently exploring options for waterfront development and ecotourism opportunities. The Brentwood Bay – Mill Bay Ferry provides a quick connection to the Victoria International Airport and serves as a gateway to international tourists to explore Central and Northern Vancouver Island.

Malahat Nation lands boast the potential for impressive waterfront and panoramic ocean view development. With the implementation of the Malahat Nation Land Code, we now operate under the First Nations Land Management Act. This allows us the ability to operate at the speed of business as opposed to the speed of the Crown. Under our strategic plan and land use plan we have designated commercial, light industrial and residential development areas. With a combination of international sea, land and air travel, immediately available; Malahat Nation is excellently situated to attract local and overseas investments and interests.